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Brock rowers win bronze at U23 championships

Brock rowers win bronze at U23 championships

Brock’s Grayson Gray and James Myers finished third at the recent under-23 World Rowing Championships in Italy, trailing only the Czech Republic and Great Britain to reach the podium.

International internship leads to positive research mentorship in Health Sciences

International internship leads to positive research mentorship in Health Sciences

An international internship at Brock will allow a visiting student from France to learn about many different kinds of cultures at the University.

Brock researchers receive funding for youth physical literacy assessment project

Brock researchers receive funding for youth physical literacy assessment project

The Centre for Healthy Development through Sport and Physical Activity (CHDSPA) at Brock University received a $164,000 grant from the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Special Collections and Archives have been busy digitizing and making available online bits and pieces of Brock’s history to mark the institution’s 50th anniversary this year. Artifacts from the University’s past have recently been digitized and made publicly available online - University newspapers and newsletters, as well as undergraduate and graduate calendars.

What’s open and closed at Brock this weekend

What’s open and closed at Brock this weekend

Brock’s administration offices will be closed for the upcoming Civic Holiday on Aug. 4. However, all main buildings at the University’s St. Catharines campus will be open as per regular weekend operating hours, including Monday. Brock’s Hamilton campus is closed for the Civic Holiday. Campus Security is available at x3200, via emergency phones on campus or through the Brock Mobile app. The following is a rundown of campus services open and closed this weekend.

Brock well represented at Commonwealth Games

Brock well represented at Commonwealth Games

Brock University is well represented at the Commonwealth Games.

Joe Fletcher reflects on World Cup experience

Joe Fletcher reflects on World Cup experience

For more than four weeks, he was Canada’s connection to the FIFA World Cup. Now that he’s home, Joe Fletcher (BAcc ‘00) still marvels at the attention he received as an assistant referee on soccer’s biggest stage.

Online Human Geography course helps students understand society

Online Human Geography course helps students understand society

The popular on-campus GEOG 1F90 course has been offered for years, but Brock created an online version to reach a broader audience of not only Brock students looking to take a social science context credit, but also adults furthering their education and students from different universities who want a transferable credit.

Application of larvicide for mosquito control set to start

Application of larvicide for mosquito control set to start

From July 21 to Sept. 12, 2014 Brock University will run a larviciding program under the authority of the Region’s Medical Officer of Health to control larval mosquitoes and prevent the possible spread of West Nile virus.

Construction underway on Sir Isaac Brock Plaza

Construction underway on Sir Isaac Brock Plaza

Construction has begun on Sir Isaac Brock Plaza, the prime site in front of Schmon Tower that will this fall become the home to a new bronze sculpture of the University’s namesake.

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